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shright

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, preterite of shriek or shrike.

VerbEdit

shright

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of shriek
  2. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of shritch

NounEdit

shright (plural shrights)

  1. (obsolete) A shriek or shrieking; sobbing.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vii:
      cruell Sprights, / That with their pitteous cryes, and yelling shrights, / They made the further shore resounden wide [...].